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Historical Event, Fri 14 Feb 2020, free entry

Petticoats and Presses: Women Printers in 18th cen

Petticoats and Presses: Women Printers in 18th cen


The 18th century was an exciting time to be in York. New printing houses and bookshops were springing up all over the city. Join Sarah Griffin, Rare Books and York Minster Librarian, University of York, in celebrating the female entrepreneurs who helped put York on the printing map.

Part of our series of talks in partnership with Leeds University Library Galleries.

Baby changing facilitiesDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsOn-site light refreshmentsPostboxFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

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Dates Times
Fri 14 Feb 2020 13:00 to 00:00


Free entry

Please note that admission is by ticket.



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Calverley Street,



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Map reference: SE 298338  Lat: 53.79966 Long: -1.54903

By Car:

Follow signs for Leeds city centre. On approaching the city, follow signs for the City Loop. The loop road take you past the Library on the right (just after the Town Hall), with the closest car park being The Light.

By Public Transport:

From Leeds train station, walk up Park Row to The Headrow. Cross the road and turn left. The Library is next to the Art Gallery on your right, with and outdoor chessboard, outside the entance. There are two entrances - one for disabled access and one via steps.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Leeds station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality